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When does MLB The Show 21 come out?

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MLB The Show 21 is set to be the first major sports title of 2021, and we have already had plenty of exciting news surrounding the game.

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San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. has been confirmed as this years cover athlete, and PlayStation exclusivity has also been lifted!

But the most important question remains, when can we begin our journey to the World Series?

Release Date

The baseball season follows a different calendar than most sports, with the likes of Madden 22 and FIFA 22 coming later in the year.

MLB The Show 21 will be the first big sports release of 2021, coming in the Spring.

YOUNG GUN! Tatis Jr. is the youngest player ever to don the cover
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YOUNG GUN! Tatis Jr. is the youngest player ever to don the cover

The official release date for the game is Tuesday, 20 April, so mark your calendars.

With the date set, pre-orders are now available for the game too!

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Pre-Order

Make sure you get the game on time and as early as possible by pre-ordering it now!

The game's pre-orders are now open, and for PS4 and PS5, you can preorder MLB The Show 21 here.

BATTER UP! Secure your copy of the game ahead of time
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BATTER UP! Secure your copy of the game ahead of time

For Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, a pre-order page is yet to go live but we will update with the link when it does happen.

The prices for the game have also been confirmed for two editions of the game. Find out all about each edition of MLB The Show 21 here.

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Platforms

MLB The Show has been a PlayStation exclusive for years, but this year it is coming to Xbox!

However, will we see MLB The Show 21 on Nintendo Switch?

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